Paediatric Haematology Clinical Nurse Specialist

Job details
Posting date: 24 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £35,392 - £42,618 pa pro rata
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 23 June 2024
Location: Bristol, BS2 8BJ
Company: University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 6342486/387-WC-7008-DA

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A Vacancy at University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust.

Bristol Royal Hospital for Children

Fixed Term for 16 months.

Paediatric Haematology Clinical Nurse Specialist Band 6

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our dedicated benign haematology team as a band 6. The team covers the South West region working with children and families diagnosed with benign Haematology conditions (predominantly Sickle Cell disease and Haemophilia) and the team plan and provide family centred care for this patient group . This will include providing personalised care and support for families in the in-patient, out-patient and community setting as part of the larger multi-disciplinary team. This patient group encompasses a diverse population, and so the post holder will need to recognise and adapt to their requirements.

We are looking for someone with excellent communication and IT skills who is able to exercise initiative and has a flexible approach to work. This is a full time post working flexible hours Monday-Friday and will need to have a full driving license and have access to a vehicle.

This is your opportunity to join us on our journey and become a part of our talented a passionate team.

In partnership with the line manager develop the skills to provide specialist nursing advice and support to patients including their families.

To develop, improve, and promote the service ensuring the delivery of high quality, cost effective care utilising the support and guidance of senior colleagues.

To provide patients and staff with specialist advice to manage complex symptoms


To participate in the planning and delivery of formal and informal education programmes for patients, carers and all staff.

Research and Audit

To assist in the collation and recording of quantitative and qualitative data that provides evidence of productivity, outcomes and quality, through audit and research.


Planning the provision of day to day organisational tasks

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as ‘Good’ overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone’s throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

For a more detailed job description, main responsibilities, and person specification, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

This advert closes on Sunday 9 Jun 2024

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